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Early Mormonism and the magic world view

D. Michael Quinn

Early Mormonism and the magic world view

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Published by Signature Books in Salt Lake City, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Occultism -- Religious aspects -- Mormon Church -- History of doctrines -- 19th century.,
  • Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD. Michael Quinn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8643.O25 Q55 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 313 p., [44] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2735480M
    ISBN 10094121446X
    LC Control Number86029864

    CES Letter website with free PDF e-book; Summary of the letter; The Changing World of Mormonism by Jerald and Sandra Tanner. Provides a Christian perspective on mormonism, adapted from Mormonism: Shadow or Reality? David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism by Gregory Prince. wikipedia; Early Mormonism and the Magic World View by .


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Early Mormonism and the Magic World View (Signature Books, ) received best book awards from MHA and JWHA, as well as the Grace Arrington Award for Historical Excellence. However, due to disputes with BYU administrators over academic freedom, Quinn resigned his tenured position at BYU in Since then he has worked as an independent by:   Fourth, the first generation of Mormons included people with a magic world view that Early Mormonism and the magic world view book Mormonism.

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Rhett S. James, FARMS Review of Books, ()D Michael Quinn's revised and enlarged edition of Early Mormonism and the Magic World View makes its finest contribution as a resource about how selected Americans believed in "magic" within the complex of cultural varieties found in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Egleston Prize, the Samuel F. Bemis Prize, and the Best Book and Best Article awards from 5/5(1). Well-documented research into early Mormonism and Joseph Smith's involvement in magic including the use of a divining rod, a seer stone, treasure seeking, incantations and rituals to summon spirits.

Table of Contents. Chapter. Early America's Heritage of Religion and Magic The Bible and Magic. European Religion and Magic: Medieval to Renaissance. Quinn, D. Michael. Early Mormonism and the Magic World View (revised and enlarged).

Signature Books. Anyone who studies the foundational stories of Mormonism (even casually) is likely to encounter information about Joseph Smith and his involvement with the occult and his belief in (and participation in) magic rituals.

Quinn solidly establishes that the. Michael Quinn is the author of Early Mormonism and the Magic World View ( avg rating, ratings, 46 reviews, published ), The Mormon Hierarc /5.

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View Reviewer William A. Wilson Because I know the circumstances surrounding the establishment of Mormonism only in a general way, I shall leave to the professional historian the task of commenting on those circumstances as they are presented by D.

Michael Quinn in  Early Mormonism and the Magic World View. QUINN D MICHAEL early mormonism and the magic worldview salt lake city signature books xxiixvii ppap 94 figures reviewed by benson whittle excerpted from a Author: Benson Whittle.

The story of Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of Mormonism, is absolutely incredible. As far as books on the life of Smith are concerned, probably no volume has stirred more overall controversy than D.

Michael Quinn's first-edition book entitled /5(69). Early Mormonism and the magic world view. [D Michael Quinn] -- In this articulate and insightful book, D. Michael Quinn, a professor of history at Brigham Young University, masterfully reconstructs the world view of an earlier age in America, finding ample.

Early america's heritage of religion and magic -- Divining rods, treasure-digging, and seer stones -- Ritual magic, astrology, amulets, and talismans -- Magic parchments and occult mentors -- Visons and the coming forth of the Book of Mormon -- Mormon scriptures, the magic world view, and rural New York's intellectual life -- The persisitence and decline of magic after The author(s) of Early Mormonism and the Magic World View make(s) the following claim: Author's quote: The British Museum's library has never had a 3-to-1 ratio of books to London's population, yet that was the book-resident ratio of a bookstore in rural New York state in Book reviews on LDS Literature for the LDS Community.

Rating system is not about how well the book is written, but on its contribution to the LDS Community (1 - Avoid, 2 - If desperate, 3 - Good book for the topic, 4 - Best Book for Topic, 5 - Must read for your Christian development!) Early Mormonism and the Magic World View – D.

Michael. Scrying for the Lord: Magic, Mysticism, and the Origins of the Book of. Philastus Hurlbut and E. Howe's polemical Mormonism Unvailed, to Fawn.

Brodie's biography of Joseph Smith No Man Knows My History, to D. Michael Quinn's Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, Joseph. Smith's involvement with magic has been well documented.

Once Quinn has grounded you in his "Early Mormonism and Magic World View", everything else you read about the Smiths and early Church history will not seem so strange or unfamiliar. Quinn does a stupendous job of producing in /5. This book was not an easy read, but it was well worth it.

It's painstakingly annotated and researched and extremely enlightening. I can see why many church apologists hate this book: It sheds A LOT of new light on LDS church history as it pertains to the 19th century magic world view a lot of which makes early happenings a sticky course to traverse/5().

Read "Early Mormonism and the Magic World View" by D. Michael Quinn available from Rakuten Kobo. In this ground-breaking book, D. Michael Quinn masterfully reconstructs an earlier age, finding ample evidence for folk Brand: Signature Books.

See Book of Mormon Central, “Were Joseph Smith’s Translation Instruments Like the Israelite Urim and Thummim?” KnoWhy (Ma ); cf. Quinn, Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, 1–7; Eliason, “Seer Stones, Salamanders, and Early Mormon “Folk Magic” in the Light of Folklore Studies and Bible Scholarship,” 86– 88 BYU studies QUINN D MICHAEL early mormonism andthe magic worldview saltlake city signature books xxiixxiixvii ppap 94 figures reviewed by stephen E robinson associate professor of ancient scripture brigham young university in the past several years there has been a noticeably growing interest in alternative explanations for mormon Author: Stephen E.

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We also. Early Mormonism and the Magic World View Résumé In this ground-breaking book, D. Michael Quinn masterfully reconstructs an earlier age, finding ample evidence for folk magic in nineteenth-century New England, as he does in Mormon founder Joseph Smith’s upbringing.

The "Magic World View" book is pages long, and almost half of the pages are footnotes, including receipts for purchases by Joseph Smith and the Smith family for books on the occult and talismans.

Quinn says it was normal during the early s and a common practice in upper New York. Mormonism and magic. I actually agree with a lot of what Brandon has highlighted in his blog post. I am also pleased that this is a question that has been explored by numerous Mormon historians.

I myself remember reading D. Michael Quinn’s book Early Mormonism and the Magic World View for the first time when I was in high school.[1] At the. 1) D. Michael Quinn, Early Mormonism and the Magic World View (revised and enlarged), Signature Books,p.

Ron Carlson commented on Mr. Quinn. In fact, Michael Quinn, onetime professor of history at Brigham Young University, wrote a book entitled Early Mormonism in the Magic World View.

Early Mormonism and the Magic World View (Signed by the author!) By D. Michael Quinn Published: ISBN: X Good condition, green hardcover with a dust jacket with a gray spine. The dust jacket has some tears along the edges, and there is some minor creasing, and some additional wear.

The dust jacket has color fading on the spine and upper edge. This is a video summary of a review provided by on Early Mormonism and the Magic World View by D.

Michael Quinn. Please feel free to read more reviews at You. Quinn, D. Michael. "Early Mormonism and the Magic World View"Dates: Copies of pagesof Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, published in Salt Lake City, UT by Signature Books, Includes extensive endnote dismissing chiasmus in the Book of Mormon and John Welch’s claims.

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The following is footnote from Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, revised and enlarged edition,pgs Footnote As a graduate student at Brigham Young University in the lates John W.

Welch made the extraordinarily important discovery that there are many examples in the Book of Mormon text of a complex pattern of.I recently finished D. Michael Quinn’s seminal study on “Early Mormonism and the Magic Worldview,” a book which for some Latter-day Saints may be viewed as enlightening, embarrassing, or in an ironic way— faith-promoting.

I saw it as the first and the last. In summary, Quinn argues for the overlapping magisteria between magic and religion, making a case that. Grant H. Palmer, An Insider's View of Mormon Origins, (Signature Books, SLC,pages). Palmer is an LDS seminary teacher and three-time director of LDS Institutes of Religion in California and Utah.

D. Michael Quinn, Early Mormonism and the Magic World View, Signature Books, SLC, revised and enlarged editionpages. This work.